Graphite – In a recent article for Industrial Minerals, Simon Moores explains that although private graphite producers have largely not enjoyed the sector's recent influx of junior companies, those juniors are improving the industry by encouraging competition and continual improvement while also pushing the search for new markets and demand.
Articles Tagged "junior miners"
In a report released today, the British Columbia Securities Commission revealed that the province's junior miners are stuck in "survival mode" and as a result are largely unable to make progress.
Graphite – Industrial Minerals reported that "pump and dump" schemes whereby dubious stock recommendations are pushed on people with little investment experience are having a negative effect on graphite juniors.
Gold – Many investors are wondering if the words "gold" and "opportunity" can coexist in the same sentence. Michael Kosowan of Sprott Global Resource Investments answers with a resounding "yes." He believes in the Pareto Principle—80% of the gain is derived from 20% of the stocks—and that contrarians will be rewarded in this "wonderfully miserable market." To find that 20%, Kosowan outlines the criteria he uses when sizing up a junior mining company.
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INN Senior Editor Andrew Topf spoke with Patricia Mohr, commodities analyst at Scotiabank, about the outlook for a selection of mined commodities.
Chromium – Billions of investment dollars are headed for Ontario’s Ring of Fire — and projects held by two small companies.
In an interview with Resource Investing News, the bourse's president stressed communication and flexibility in dealing with the sector's struggles, but disputed predictions of a looming shakeout.
With the TSX Venture Exchange continuing to decline, many investors are wondering whether they should sell, hold on for the next rise or buy to take advantage of low prices. Here are the opinions of leading experts Rick Rule, Lawrence Roulston and Mickey Fulp.
Graphite – The graphite mining sector is saturated with competing junior companies, meaning that those who have developed strategic, long-term partnerships with industrial end users will have a crucial advantage.